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Urban Country

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Santa Monica, CA
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Urban Country houses unique objects and colorful remnants of America's past. Starting in the late 1990's, Steven Schwartz and Casey Hale have focused the Urban Country collection on anonymous American Folk art as well as pieces from carnivals, circuses and sideshows of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Vintage sideshow banners, shooting galleries and ventriloquist heads are on display alongside vintage industrial furniture and lighting, antique American flags, massive 19th century general store tables, anonymous American folk art and humorous vintage and antique ro...Read More

Urban Country

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Featured Pieces

Folk Art Carved Native American Patriotic 41 Star American Flag Shield
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Carved and painted Native American 41 star patriotic shield, circa 1890s. Original paint surface. On November 2, 1889, North and South Dakota became the 39th and 40th states admitted...
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Antique 1890s American Folk Art Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Wood

Vintage Canvas Side Show Banner Carnival
Located in Santa Monica, CA
"First Time Here!" Fantastic graphic sideshow banner. Traditional heavy canvas. Some remaining leather straps and metal rings for hanging, Banner is torn in some places and lower...
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Vintage 1940s American Carnival Art

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Canvas

19th Century American Folk Art Iron Horse Weathervane
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Ex. Jane Cipley collection. Fantastic sheet and strap iron horse weathervane. Originally found in the midwest. Old make-do repair to tail. Great piece of Americana.
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Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art Weathervanes

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Iron

Vintage American Service Station Wood Sign Original Red Paint
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Substantial wood service station sign with original paint surface. No tax! Nice original thick wood frame. Great conversation art piece. Super bold graphic letters that appear to hav...
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Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Signs

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Wood

Original Wood Carved Carnival Midway Poster Letterpress
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Set of three original hand-carved letterpress made by the Neal Walters Poster Company. Fantastic carnival midway scene. Games, carnival rides and acrobats. Carved with incredible det...
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Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Paint, Wood

Vintage "Lowest Prices" Grocery Market Trade Sign
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Great kitchen conversation piece. Grocery store in market advertising trade sign, circa 1950s. Simple and too the point. Looks to be painted by the hand of a skilled sign painter.
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Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Signs

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Wood

Early 20th Century Fort Worth Hotel Oak Display Case Pair
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Fantastic oak display cases. Join together to form a bowtie shape. Each has one door for access and original glass shelves (not shown in images). Very solid and sturdy. Great and unu...
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Early 20th Century American Mission Cabinets

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Oak

Anonymous Abstract Geometric Painted Board
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Bold geometric abstract board found in Texas. We have a collection of these boards from an anonymous artist. Painted on recycled cupboard doors, table tops, stool tops and bread boar...
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Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Paintings

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Wood

Late 19th Century American General Store or Harvest Table
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Great late 19th century general store counter with nicely turned legs. Perfect large dining table or centre island for work kitchen. A total workhorse. Could have casters put on to r...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Country Dining Room Tables

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Wood

Caution School Zone WPA Style Wood Sign Red White and Blue Hand Painted
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Chunky red, white and blue hand painted school safety zone sign. Super graphic and bold. Nice thick construction.
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Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Signs

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Wood

Early Carnival Midway 7.5 Foot Tall Game Wheel Monterey with Gooseneck Light
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Fantastic giant carnival game wheel with applied scenic Monterey theme. All original surface paint. Chunky turned stand. Measures: 7 foot . Really unique gooseneck lamp for illuminat...
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Vintage 1920s American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Wood

Colorful Collection of Vintage Cast Iron Shoemaker Forms
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Fantastic collection of 17 iron shoe maker forms in multiple colors of original paint. Countless ways to display on wall, tabletop or shelf display. Many with foundry marks. Unusual ...
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Early 20th Century American Industrial More Folk Art

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Iron

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